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Vaccinia virus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vaccinia virus
Tree Number(s)
B04.280.650.160.650.900
Unique ID
D014616
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014616
Annotation
infection = VACCINIA
Scope Note
The type species of ORTHOPOXVIRUS, related to COWPOX VIRUS, but whose true origin is unknown. It has been used as a live vaccine against SMALLPOX. It is also used as a vector for inserting foreign DNA into animals. Rabbitpox virus is a subspecies of VACCINIA VIRUS.
Entry Term(s)
Buffalo Pox Virus
Buffalopox virus
Poxvirus officinale
Rabbit Pox Virus
Rabbitpox virus
Registry Number
txid10245
Related Numbers
txid32605
txid32606
NLM Classification #
QW 165.5.P6
Public MeSH Note
63; RABBIT POX VIRUS was heading 1975-93 (see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90, see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80); RABBIT PLAGUE VIRUS was see RABBIT POX VIRUS 1975-93
Online Note
use VACCINIA VIRUS to search RABBIT POX VIRUS & RABBIT PLAGUE VIRUS 1975-93
History Note
63; RABBIT POX VIRUS was heading 1975-93 (see under POXVIRIDAE 1981-90, see under POXVIRUSES 1975-80); RABBIT PLAGUE VIRUS was see RABBIT POX VIRUS 1975-93
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Vaccinia virus Preferred
Rabbitpox virus Narrower
Buffalopox virus Narrower
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